Childcare Program


The Exchange

The aim of this project is to provide assistance to childcare centers in Angola which are often at full capacity due to the high incidences of poverty and illness. These centers are​​ often overcrowded and under resourced with a high demand for volunteer assistance​. This project is well suited to caring and enthusiastic volunteers, who have an interest in working with children from disadvantaged backgrounds


What you offer

20 hours of help per week

Child Care: Get a new purpose in life educating and caring for children


What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Tent: A billion stars over your head and a comfy tent to sleep in.

Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Cook your own meal: Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Restaurants: Yummy! Get discounts and grab a bite.

Discounts on Accommodation: Feel free to explore! Get discounts on partner locations.

Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Free Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.

Free Events: Be part of something! Get free events.

Pick Up: No worries! Get a free ride to get to our place.

Dance classes: Rock your body! Join our dance classes.


Requirements

Beginner Portuguese or Intermediate English

Between 18 and 48 years old


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

When volunteering on this project you can expect to assist with daily chores, ranging from cooking and cleaning, to assisting with feeding, caring for the children and babies, and teaching English. Volunteers are placed at a number of different childcare placements. All placements require volunteers to help the children with their education by taking English lessons, assisting with homework and teaching essential life skills, such as personal hygiene​,​ while also arranging games and activities for the children. This project is open to all volunteers who are interested in working with children, and experience is not required to participate.